Fighting Agencies May Be Tougher After High Court Ruling

Law360, New York (May 20, 2013, 9:24 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's Monday ruling in favor of the Federal Communications Commission, which held that courts should apply a deferential standard of review when federal agencies interpret the limits of their own authority, may make it tougher for regulated businesses to fight agency actions, attorneys say.

Rejecting a challenge brought by local governments to FCC-mandated deadlines for state and local authorities to review proposed wireless facilities, the high court held 6-3 that courts should apply the standard of deference laid out in its 1984 ruling...
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